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Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in a parade on a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in a parade on a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014....more

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in a parade on a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A Shi'ite volunteer from the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council holds a gun during a training in Najaf, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Mousa

A Shi'ite volunteer from the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council holds a gun during a training in Najaf, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Mousa

A Shi'ite volunteer from the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council holds a gun during a training in Najaf, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Mousa
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Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in a parade on a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in a parade on a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014. ...more

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in a parade on a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in a parade down a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in a parade down a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014....more

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), take part in a parade down a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), hold their weapons during a parade down a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), hold their weapons during a parade down a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26,...more

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), hold their weapons during a parade down a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), wave flags and hold weapons during a parade on a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), wave flags and hold weapons during a parade on a street in Kanaan, Diyala province,...more

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), wave flags and hold weapons during a parade on a street in Kanaan, Diyala province, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A member of the Kurdish peshmerga monitors through a pair of binoculars activities ongoing at an area controlled by Sunni radical group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the town of Suleiman Bek in Salahuddin Province June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A member of the Kurdish peshmerga monitors through a pair of binoculars activities ongoing at an area controlled by Sunni radical group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the town of Suleiman Bek in Salahuddin Province June 26, 2014....more

A member of the Kurdish peshmerga monitors through a pair of binoculars activities ongoing at an area controlled by Sunni radical group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the town of Suleiman Bek in Salahuddin Province June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A man kisses the coffin of an Iraqi soldier killed in clashes with militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Samarra, during his funeral in Najaf, June 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A man kisses the coffin of an Iraqi soldier killed in clashes with militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Samarra, during his funeral in Najaf, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

A man kisses the coffin of an Iraqi soldier killed in clashes with militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Samarra, during his funeral in Najaf, June 26, 2014. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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